Sunday, December 17, 2017

TV News Roundup: Amazon’s ‘The Grand Tour’ Announces Season 2 Guest Stars

In today’s roundup, “The Grand Tour” Season 2 sets its guest stars, “Saturday Night Live” announces its final two 2017 hosts, and Lifetime’s “You” casts John Stamos in a recurring role.  CASTING Season...

Ventana Sur: Alebrije’s Monica Lozano and Mórbido’s Pablo Guisa Koestinger Announce Latin America Partnership...

BUENOS AIRES —  Mexican uber-movie producer Mónica Lozano, whose credits include “Instructions Not Included,” and Morbido Horror and Fantasy Film Festival founder Pablo Guisa Koestinger have closed an exclusive production alliance,...

Philanthropy at the Core of Scooter Braun’s Business

Scooter Braun helps steer the careers of some of today’s top stars as manager to Justin Bieber, Ariana Grande, Kanye West, Tori Kelly and more, but despite the glamour his celebrity...

Italy Defends New Quotas on Local Content for Broadcasters, Streamers

ROME – Italian Culture Minister Dario Franceschini on Monday defended contentious new local quotas that will force broadcasters and streamers such as Netflix and Amazon Prime Video to increase the amount...

China to Become World Leader in 5G, But Political Controls May Damp Content Industry

China’s ambition to lead the development of 5G mobile networks will make the country the world’s largest market for over-the-top (OTT) content over the next five years. But Beijing’s stringent controls...

ATF: Nippon TV and Turkey’s MF Yapim Reteam for ‘My Son’ Remake

Turkish production house MF Yapim has acquired rights to Nippon Television Network Corporation’s drama format “My Son.” It will remake the series in Turkish. Through a family that suffers a kidnapping, “My...

U.K. Music Magazines NME and Uncut Sold as Part of Meredith-Time Inc. Deal

Among the titles absorbed by Meredith Corp., the publishing and broadcast company that is acquiring Time Inc. in a $2.8 billion deal, are popular U.K. magazines NME and Uncut. NME, a staple...

Tokyo Film Review: ‘Passage of Life’

There’s barely a false note in “Passage of Life,” an outstanding social realist drama about a Burmese refugee family facing an uncertain future in Tokyo. Exceptionally well performed by a non-professional...

Netflix Orders Commits to ‘Sex Education’ with U.K. Drama Order

Netflix is putting “Sex Education” on the curriculum, with an order for a new coming-of-age comedy drama out of the U.K. “Sex Education” will follow an awkward teen, Otis Thompson, who lives...

Meet the Six Key Execs Who Help Scooter Braun Care for Roster of Clients

Six key executives at SB Projects keep the client train rolling — and the boss in check. Allison Kaye, 36, President of Music Scooter Braun’s second in command, Kaye oversees the careers of every...

APLICATIONS

‘Wisdom of the Crowd’ Season 1 to End After Episode 13

“Wisdom of the Crowd” is not receiving a full season pickup at CBS, with the freshman drama’s first season set to end after it...

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